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It’s an early May Day with Bucky Halker In Marion!
April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDTFree
Hello Southern Illinois. Let’s celebrate May Day in style. Chicago labor troubadour Bucky Halker will perform a free concert at 6:00 Saturday evening, April 29, at the Laborer’s Local 773 Hall, 5102 Ed Smith Way, in Marion (across from the airport). Halker has released several albums of labor songs, including “Don’t Want Your Millions” and “Welcome to Labor Land” as well as tribute albums to Woody Guthrie, labor songwriter Joe Hill, and an album of Illinois songs related to death and disaster. He has also collected and produced the multi-volume CD set “Folksongs of Illinois,” featuring a wide range of artists in various ethnic musical genres. For more information, contact David Cochran at 618-942-4866 or Judy Simpson at 618-998-1773.
Sing-alongs provided and CDs will be available. This event is free to the public. Bring friends.